Open Idea Submission

Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between submitting an idea with or without a patent?
What are my rights to my idea after I submit it?
Can I save a proposal without submitting it?
What happens after I submit my idea?
How does Stanley Black & Decker decide on which ideas to consider?
Can I find out why my idea is not being considered?
Pre-existing ideas and Patent Information
How can I determine the commercial viability of my idea?
How can I tell if my idea fits within your Brands?
Can I send in additional documents to someone at Stanley Black & Decker via email or mail?
**This information does not constitute legal advice or a promise that Stanley Black & Decker will purchase or license your idea even if it meets all of these criteria.**